Policy

APGA announces new Chief Executive


Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) President Shaun Reardon has announced the appointment of Steve Davies to the role of Chief Executive of the association.

Surging production lifted total Australian natural gas output to a record 3,770 PJ in FY 2017, up 27 per cent from the previous year.

The West Australian Government has placed a ban on fracking for existing and future petroleum titles in the South-West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions.

A ban on underground coal gasification (UCG) in Queensland is now the letter of the law, following the successful passage of legislation in Parliament.

Chevron drops tax fight


Chevron has withdrawn its appeal to Australia’s High Court over a $340 million tax bill relating to underpaid taxes from its Australian operations.

Australia’s LNG sector must control costs: Deloitte


Australia’s LNG sector must fundamentally rethink its approach and operating model if it is to compete in the global marketplace, according to Deloitte’s leading oil and gas analyst.

The latest Reserve Bank Statement on Monetary Policy deserves more attention in the polarised political debate about the east coast gas market, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

The independent panel investigating Victoria’s gas and electricity retail markets has recommended a range of measures to drive down power prices and protect consumers.

While the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is arguing for the cancellation of gas export contracts, APPEA has warned that taking this approach could further damage the domestic gas market.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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